Hostile Media Effect

58 Logical Fallacies and Cognitive Biases

We should strive to be less stupid by studying logical fallacies and cognitive biases. This is helpful in PR, too, since we deal with human communication daily.

Alternative Facts and the Science Behind What People Believe

People want to believe — despite being proven wrong. In a world of 'alternative facts,' many fall victims to psychological delusions.

The Useful Idiot Syndrome

The useful idiot syndrome is amplifying online hate. By overcompensating to signal moral values, we all stir up online aggression.